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Category: Arts & Culture

A stuntman in our midst

Stuntman Benjamin Patient, a 26-year-old UVSC freshman, almost had his dream come to an end last December when he was in a collision with an SUV on his motorcycle.Doctors told him he was lucky to be alive; and after nine months of medication and rehabilitation, he’s finally back to his old self.

Dutch Apple Pie

1 9" deep dish pie shellFilling 7 c apples (6-7)—peeled and sliced thin1/2 c sugar1 tbsp lemon juice1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground allspice1/4 tsp ground nutmeg1 pinch cayenne pepper2/3 c all purpose flour2 tbsp butterStreusel Topping 1 c packed brown sugar1 c quick cooking oatmeal3/4 c all-purpose flour1/4 tsp salt1 tbsp fresh lemon zest1 stick chilled unsalted butter, cut into little chunksHeat oven to 425F.

White-water Wolverines

The  whitewater experience of most students at UVSC is limited to a single magical ride on Splash Mountain at Disneyland. Few students know that the physical education and recreation department offer a whitewater kayaking class that is open to all students, regardless of their major.

A lion in lamb’s clothing?

The trailer for the new Tom Cruise, Robert Redford, Meryl Streep political commentary film Lions for Lambs shows a whole lot of nothing-a professor talking about ethics and previous students; a senator explaining a hokey new military plan for solving the current issues in the Middle East to a well-known journalist; and a couple of soldiers who are stranded in enemy territory.

Resident Evil: the Wii edition

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With the holiday season approaching, one of the lesser known, but still anticipated games is going to be competing for our seasonal cash. That game being Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles for the Nintendo Wii. But before one were to indulge in this game,  one would need to make themselves acquainted with a Resident Evil title already available on the Wii: Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition.

Super fan or super freak?

After Microsoft Zune super fan Steven Smith, better known as the Zune Guy to the online communities, received his third Zune-themed tattoo, the question that begged answering was What’s next?The answer came when Smith posted in the zunescene.mobi forums that he is now in the process of changing his name to "Microsoft Zune.

Bee Movie gets a “C,” Denzel plays an “O.G.”

Bee Movie – As strange as this seems, Bee Movie is actually scarier than An Inconvenient Truth (2006). Relax. Its frightfulness will buzz right over the kids’ heads.While Al Gore’s documentary warns about global warming, Bee Movie has a plot that plays out some of the ramifications of "Colony Collapse Disorder," the name given to the alarming phenomenon where honey bees are inexplicably dying.

Cool beans

In one of my classes this year, I learned that, as a society, when we’re going by dates, we no longer use B.C. and A.D. to distinguish one from the other. B.C.E. and A.C. the new "politically correct" terms, meaning Before Common Era and After Common (I guess the "Era" is implied).

Celebrate the season in downtown Provo

Downtown Provo is the place to go this holiday season. There are several events planned, with more in the works.Many of this season’s events are at the new Covey Center for the Arts on Center Street, which opened earlier this year.Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:Nov.

Top ten

10. read a book (yeah, right)9. finally pass cleaning inspection, the first time8. hibernate7. TV on DVD (because now there’s really nothing on TV)6. Halo ….